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Oceaneering Adds New Reel Drive System

to invest in our assets, and the addition of this RDS will strengthen our offering to operators worldwide.   “It will complement our existing equipment and deliver more efficient handling and reduced mobilization time to provide far-reaching cost-savings to our clients.”   Derek Smith, MDL CEO, said, “Oceaneering were looking for a system that would make best use of the deck space on their new vessel, alongside the benefits of the shorter mobilization times and reduced manual handling.   “This asset - which has been delivered on budget and ahead of schedule

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Optimus Seventh Generation Secures Safety Contract with BP

phase of the project, which commenced in October 2015 and is due for completion in August 2016, involves Optimus Seventh Generation’s behavioral coaches working alongside HSE to deliver Supervising Safety modules to the 148 personnel crossing from the flotel to the asset daily.    Derek Smith, chief executive at Optimus Seventh Generation, said: “Our Induction Plus workshop was delivered at the initial stages of the project and has continued throughout to satisfy the introduction of multiple contractors at different stages - to date this has totalled 1,110 delegates. Following

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BP Safety Contract for Optimus Seventh Generation

second phase of the project, which commenced in October 2015 and is due for completion in August 2016, involves Optimus Seventh Generation’s behavioural coaches working alongside HSE to deliver Supervising Safety modules to the 148 personnel crossing from the flotel to the asset daily.   Derek Smith, chief executive at Optimus Seventh Generation, said: “The recent contract win strengthens our relationship with BP and we are delighted to be working with the team as they continue to invest in the North Sea with the rejuvenation of ETAP.   “Our Induction Plus™ workshop

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Contracts Boost for Maritime Developments

for delivery later this year. Each package also features a Maritime Developments 10-tonne overbender tensioner. The order brings the value of electrically-driven items of deck machinery delivered by the business since it set up an electrical department in 2012 to more than $18.9 million. Derek Smith, chief executive officer at Maritime Developments, said: “These orders exemplify the growth we have experienced within the business in recent years, and highlight our commitment to build long-term relationships with clients who recognize the rigour and professionalism we apply to everything

Optimus Seventh Generation chief executive, Derek Smith

Optimus Contract Wins Generate New Hirings

. The recent contract wins will see the company increasing its global positioning by deploying its Safety Coaches offshore Indonesia, and to seismic vessels in Australia, West Africa and South America and providing Consultancy services in Kurdistan. Optimus Seventh Generation chief executive, Derek Smith said, “The recent wins are a fantastic start to the year. The Indonesian contract with new client COSL Drilling Pan Pacific Limited involves our Consultants visiting the drill rig to conduct a Culture of Care Diagnostic  by observing workplace behaviours. This process will allow us

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